Cam Guthrie was elected Mayor of Guelph in 2014, after serving as a Councillor for Ward 4 from 2010 to 2014.
A licensed insurance broker and local entrepreneur for the past 16 years, Cam has served as a speaker and mentor at the Guelph-Wellington Business Enterprise Centre. He holds a business diploma from Sir Sandford Fleming College. In 2008, the Guelph Mercury named him as one of the city’s top “40 Under 40.”
As a Councillor, Cam served as Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Planning, Building, Engineering and Environment Committee; the Community and Social Services Committee; the Guelph Junction Railway Board; and the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre Board of Trustees.
An avid community volunteer, Cam has served on the Boards of Michael House and the Guelph Neighbourhood Watch Association; as a director of Guelph Crime Stoppers; and a supporter of KidsAbility. He is a member of Lakeside Church and a supporter of Hope House.
Cam is an accomplished drummer and a supporter of local musicians and the arts. He is also a loyal Guelph Gryphons and Guelph Storm fan and has served as a volunteer coach for minor league football.
Cam’s roots in Guelph stretch back to 1919, when his great-grandfather founded Guthrie’s Bakery on Quebec Street in downtown Guelph. Cam and his wife Rachel are proud parents of two children, Anakin and Adelaide.